Pathology Suffixes

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Pathology Suffixes
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2010-08-08 11:26:00
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pathology suffixes, abbreviated list
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  1. -angio
    vessel
  2. -cele
    tumor, herniation
  3. -centesis
    puncture: thoracentesis- puncture of pleural cavity
  4. -chole
    bile
  5. -ectasis
    to stretch, to dilate
  6. -emesis
    vomit
  7. -emia
    blood
  8. -genesis
    origins
  9. -iasis
    a process, especially a morbid one
  10. -itis
    inflammation
  11. -lith
    stone
  12. -lysis
    to dissolve
  13. -malacia
    softening
  14. -megaly
    large, great
  15. -oid
    like, resembling
  16. -ologous
    relating to
  17. -oma
    tumor
  18. -opathy
    disease
  19. -orrhea
    flow, disscharge
  20. -oscopy
    to view
  21. -osis
    a process, especially a morbid one
  22. -ostomy
    mouth: gastrostomy- creation of an artificial gastric fistula
  23. -otomy
    cut
  24. -penia
    poverty, lack of, derth
  25. -phage
    to eat, devour
  26. -plasia
    to form
  27. -pnea
    to breath
  28. -ptosis
    falling, drooping
  29. -rhage, -rrhage, -rrhagia
    discharge
  30. -rhea, -rrhea
    abnormal or excessive flow
  31. -stasis
    standing still
  32. -trophy
    nourish
  33. -uria
    urine

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